The Clean Label Trend and your Food Business

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Introduction In recent years, the clean label trend has become increasingly popular within the food sector. Driven by consumer demand, clean labelling encourages increasingly transparent and natural foodstuffs.  Clean labels typically have a minimal amount of easy-to-understand ingredients. Riboflavin, for example, might be presented under its popular name, Vitamin B2.  The Innocent brand has had…

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How many Restaurants and Cafes are there in the UK?

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As of 20 May 2022, there are 107,490 restaurants and cafes in the UK that have an active food hygiene rating. This includes all types of restaurant, for example staff canteens. In the last 12 months, there were 17,421 restaurants and cafes opened throughout the country. This averages 1,452 per month or 48 per day. The impact…

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Reopening Checklist: Food Business After Covid

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Introduction After a year of torrid uncertainty, it seems that the current Covid-restrictions will be the last. The government has outlined the roadmap out of lockdown, detailing the partial, but vital, reopening of businesses from April 12th. However, you must follow the government’s updated rules for food safety. As a gift from the Food Hygiene…

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COVID-19 Food Hygiene Certificate: What You Should Know

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Food hygiene training is still vital, despite the current pandemic. If you’re still serving food, you still have a legal requirement to train yourself and your staff in proper food hygiene practice. This is in the interests of your customers, your staff and, of course, your business reputation. That said, it can be difficult to…

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